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80 articles published/printed


Sep 08, 2018

A 'sad day for Myanmar'

Myanmar's persecution of two Reuters reporters, sentencing them to seven years behind bars, is shameful. The silence of the world's governments is equally shameful.

A weekend in Tokyo

| Sep 08, 2018

A weekend in Tokyo

by Oscar Boyd

When planning a weekend in Tokyo, be ready to accept defeat: It is simply not possible to see everything. Tokyo remains the largest city on the planet with a metropolitan area that is home to some 38 million people. It is defined by this vast ...

Sungoliath edge Shining Arcs, improve to 2-0

Sep 08, 2018

Sungoliath edge Shining Arcs, improve to 2-0

Two-time defending Top League champion Suntory Sungoliath beat NTT Communications Shining Arcs 20-18 Friday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground to make it two straight wins to start the new season. But for the second week running the champs were forced to dig very deep ...

Mesut Ozil's absence casts shadow over German national squad

Sep 08, 2018

Mesut Ozil's absence casts shadow over German national squad

The start of Germany's post-Mesut Ozil era showed Germany is missing a player like Mesut Ozil. Without the Arsenal midfielder on the field, Germany tried hard but ultimately failed to break through France's defense, playing out a 0-0 draw Thursday in the UEFA Nations League. The ...

Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett sues accountant for $77 million

/ Sep 08, 2018

Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett sues accountant for $77 million

Former NBA star Kevin Garnett has filed a lawsuit against an accountant accused of helping defraud the player of $77 million, U.S. media reports said Thursday. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Garnett was suing Kentucky-based accountant Michael Wertheim and his firm Welenken, accusing him ...

Diego Maradona appointed coach of Mexican team Dorados de Sinaloa

Sep 08, 2018

Diego Maradona appointed coach of Mexican team Dorados de Sinaloa

Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been hired to coach Mexican second-division soccer club Dorados de Sinaloa, the team announced Thursday, the retired great's latest foray into managing. Maradona's colorful career has included stints coaching the Argentine national team and a series of clubs around the ...

Blue Jays, John Gibbons to part ways after season: report

/ Sep 08, 2018

Blue Jays, John Gibbons to part ways after season: report

The Toronto Blue Jays and manager John Gibbons will part ways after this season, according to a Fancred report on Thursday. Per the report, nothing is set in stone, but a person familiar with the thinking of both parties called it "99.9 percent done" that ...

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

Sep 08, 2018

Gareth Bale stars for Wales in rout of Ireland

World Cup winner France was held to a 0-0 draw by Germany in Munich in a flat start to the new UEFA Nations League on Thursday, as Gareth Bale starred in a big win for Wales. The heavyweight showdown at Allianz Arena between the last ...

Eagles hold off Falcons in NFL season opener

/ Sep 08, 2018

Eagles hold off Falcons in NFL season opener

Matt Ryan to Julio Jones failed in Philly again. Jay Ajayi had a pair of touchdown runs, Nick Foles caught another pass to jump-start a sputtering offense and the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles needed another defensive stand to open the NFL season with an 18-12 ...

Tiger fires 62, shares BMW lead

/ Sep 08, 2018

Tiger fires 62, shares BMW lead

With the glare of a scorching sun in his eyes, Tiger Woods couldn't believe what he saw. He finally missed a green on his 14th hole. "Is that long?" he said to his caddie. "I thought it was perfect." Everything else felt that way Thursday in the ...

Naomi Osaka to take on idol Serena Williams in final

/ Sep 08, 2018

Naomi Osaka to take on idol Serena Williams in final

Naomi Osaka made history on Thursday, becoming the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam final by beating American Madison Keys in straight sets at the U.S. Open. The 6-2, 6-4 semifinal win sets up a Saturday final against Osaka's childhood hero Serena Williams, ...